Sep 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
even growing. science and technology, that as we've seen in our education nation series this week, american students are far behind their global competition in science and math. there is a push to reverse the trend and it starts by training future math and science teachers. our report from our education correspondent, rehema ellis. >> reporter: sherry lamb is studying science and learning how to teach it. >> chemistry and teaching is what i really, really enjoy. >> reporter: this college junior is part of "you teach" a program that helps the next generation be a group of math and science teachers. you have always been interested? they're offering free courses, and do field work at public schools as early as the next semester. after four years, they graduate with a bachelor's degree and teaching certificate. it is no coincidence that the focus is on math and science. >> years ago, if you had a strong back you could get a job. that doesn't exist anymore. >> reporter: the united states will need an estimated 230,000 math and science teachers by 2015 to be competitive in years ahead.
Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
people who are undecided. john's hopkins political science professor explains how the partnership would benefit if it goes through. >> if questions 7 succeeds, then he cuts his losses in half. pen national will take half the loss. cortish is a developer. if he will continue to develop, he needs operating capital. he can sell half of it to pen national, he has capital. >> that deal would have to be approved by the maryland state lottery agency. pen national will have to sell its other christina. companies cannot have an ownership stake of more than 5% in more than one can see no -- than one casino. it the election were held today, but 1% said they would vote to keep the same-sex marriage law on the books. 6% remain undecided. mayor stephanie rawlings blake called the voters and urge them to support the same-sex marriage measure. she joined with volunteers at campaign headquarters. at long debated issue will appear as question no. 6 on the november ballot. >> more than 12,000 maryland jobs could be a dent in jeopardy at congressional leaders remain at an impasse over federal cuts. t
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
two. today, he showed off his impressive collection of fossils and background in science. >> there is a dinosaur with 23 letters or something in that print what is the name of that? >> -- >> that's a very impressive. [laughter] [laughter] a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. >> they are 250 members strong and their dedication to serving howard county. now the raven's want to think the naacp youth council with all they do it tonight at the raven's-brown's game. >> a typical day at the howard county naacp is council -- a gathering of members -- in age from 9 to 18 at the monthly meeting, there to decide how they can reach out to other young people and what they could do to